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Condom Burst Partner Has Hiv

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condom burst

Hello Dr., I want to know what are the chances of being infected with HIV if the condom burst while you were having intercourse with a partner whose HIV+. Immediately after that situation I douche and I went for a test which came after a week...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, the situation that you describe is not unusual. We now offer PEP, or post exposure prophylaxis, to reduce the risk of transmission of HIV following an exposure. The risk of transmission depends on a number of factors including the viral load... Read more »

burst condom and post exposure prophylaxis

dear dr. bob,i'm from nigeria, west africa. i had sex with a sex worker and my condom broke.... Read more »

condom burst completely....twice!!

Five months ago I had sex with a sex worker. The condom burst and we went for quite a while without... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People More Likely to Use Condoms With Casual Partners Than With Main Partner, Study Says

Young people are more likely to use condoms with a casual sex partner than with their main partner, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health , the New York Times reports (Nagourney, New York... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand to Launch Condom Campaign, Implement Legal Protection for Women Whose Partners Refuse to Use Condoms

Thai Public Health Minister Mongkol Na Songkhla recently at Thailand's 11th annual national seminar on HIV/AIDS said he is concerned about the increasing number of HIV cases in the country, especially among married couples, the Bangkok Post ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Low Condom Use, Multiple Sex Partners, Low Levels of Male Circumcision, Main Factors Fueling Spread of HIV in Southern Africa, Report Says

Low condom use, multiple concurrent sex partners and low levels of male circumcision are fueling the spread of HIV in southern Africa, according to a report released Monday by the Southern African Development Community , Reuters Health reports. The... Read more »
Women Alive

Should You Disclose Your HIV Status to a Potential Sexual Partner?

For many years now, the focus of prevention has been on trying to get society as a whole to adopt condom use as a way of life. Perhaps this approach was successful early in the epidemic, but today the mood has drastically changed. AIDS is no longer... Read more »
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Burst condom with prostitute - symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
All,

I slept with a female prostitute 3 weeks ago and the condom burst. I was very drunk (no excuse I know) and i must have continued for approx 15-20 secs before realising. The symptoms started that night with a terrible sore throat as I walked... Read more »

GmanBill - if youre there. Re: Burst Condom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read your reply to my previous post re: my symptoms and it put my mind at ease (that symptoms didnt occur until 2 weeks post exposure) - at least till today.

I went to see my doc to see about a test - she told me it was too soon to test (3weeks... Read more »

PARTNER SECRETLY REMOVED CONDOM THEN CONFESSED HIV

Posted by FORTHEBIRDS, 2 Replies
Hi,
On 4/5 i slept with my x husband. Although I insisted he wear a condom and he started out with one on, when the deed was done the condom was on the bed and he said, "yup, I took it off!"
I went bananas, and after discussing it for a month he said... Read more »

+F -M 1st time with a partner since HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering if it is safe to shower with my boyfriend. We use condoms for oral, vaginal & anal sex. I'm just wondering if it is safe to shower together (i.e. for me to have touched my vagina/genitals and then wash his penis, anus area). ... Read more »